School of Kinesiology and Health Science

Kinesiology and Health Science is the study of human movement and the relationship between physical activity and health. This exciting and innovative program at York University provides students the opportunity to pursue many sub-fields including physiology, anatomy, health, sport administration, health psychology, and athletic therapy in preparation for a career in health and rehabilitation, fitness, recreation, sports industries, research, or teaching.

Our Vision:
Canada’s leading academic centre for knowledge creation, integration, and dissemination about physical activity and its importance for human health, health science and society.

In achieving this vision we will be known for: Innovative research, inspiring students through excellence in teaching, and leadership on the health implications of physical activity and inactivity.

VISTA celebrates 2018 graduate scholarships and postdoctoral fellowships

VISTA celebrates 2018 graduate scholarships and postdoctoral fellowships

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During a special event on Oct. 12, York University’s VISTA (Vision: Science to Applications) program…
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3 weeks agoVISTA celebrates 2018 graduate scholarships and postdoctoral fellowships
Study suggests supplements could improve cancer treatment in obese patients

Study suggests supplements could improve cancer treatment in obese patients

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Breast cancer is a complex disease. Existing research tells us that obesity is clearly associated wi…
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1 month agoStudy suggests supplements could improve cancer treatment in obese patients
York U study identifies protein that benefits muscle health during exercise

York U study identifies protein that benefits muscle health during exercise

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A new study out of York University has identified that the protein Parkin plays an important role in…
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3 months agoYork U study identifies protein that benefits muscle health during exercise
York U study could change the way we think about obesity and health

York U study could change the way we think about obesity and health

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Researchers in York University’s Faculty of Health have found that patients who have metabolic healt…
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4 months agoYork U study could change the way we think about obesity and health
Health Professor Loriann Hynes receives Distinguished Athletic Therapy Educator Award

Health Professor Loriann Hynes receives Distinguished Athletic Therapy Educator Award

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Excellence in teaching at York University continues to be recognized in the Faculty of Health, with…
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6 months agoHealth Professor Loriann Hynes receives Distinguished Athletic Therapy Educator Award
Prof. Emeritus Roger Kelton explores weight control in new book

Prof. Emeritus Roger Kelton explores weight control in new book

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A new book by York Professor Emeritus Roger Kelton explains the relationship between weight control…
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6 months agoProf. Emeritus Roger Kelton explores weight control in new book
Prof. Sherry Grace earns award for advancements in cardiac research

Prof. Sherry Grace earns award for advancements in cardiac research

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York University researcher Sherry Grace has been awarded the Michael L. Pollock Established Investig…
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7 months agoProf. Sherry Grace earns award for advancements in cardiac research
York helps to lead research to advance diabetes drug to clinical trials

York helps to lead research to advance diabetes drug to clinical trials

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A diabetes drug to prevent low blood glucose levels (hypoglycemia) will advance to clinical trials t…
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7 months agoYork helps to lead research to advance diabetes drug to clinical trials
Joint York, McMaster study finds poor muscle health in active Type 1 young adults

Joint York, McMaster study finds poor muscle health in active Type 1 young adults

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A new study from McMaster and York universities has found that poor muscle health may be a complicat…
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7 months agoJoint York, McMaster study finds poor muscle health in active Type 1 young adults
Ten York University professors awarded prestigious CFI research awards

Ten York University professors awarded prestigious CFI research awards

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Ten professors at York University are among a national class of researchers to receive funding throu…
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7 months agoTen York University professors awarded prestigious CFI research awards

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